Doune Castle

Castle Hill, Doune FK16 6EA

01786 841 742

Getting here

Doune Castle
Castle Hill
FK16 6EA

National Grid reference: NN 725 014 - 730 001

Telephone: 01786 841 742

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Parking at Doune Castle

Please note, there is limited visitor parking available at Doune Castle.

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate motorhomes, campervans or caravans in the car park.

We have two accessible bays, which are available on a first come first served basis.

We have limited parking for small minibuses (up to 16 seat/2m wide x 4m long), but these must be booked in advance. Larger coaches should arrange drop-off and pick-up in Doune village and use the upgraded footpaths through the Roman fort site to access the castle.

Alternative parking is available within the village of Doune. If these car parks are full, there is some on-street parking, but please be considerate to local residents.


There are some bike racks in the car park. 

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Opening times

The castle is open for you to enjoy but there are currently some access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure.

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30 to 5.30pm
Last entry is 4.45pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.15pm

We recommend booking online in advance to guarantee entry.


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